In order to write this article I tried oil pulling myself. I must say, putting a tablespoon of creamy coconut oil in your mouth for 20 minutes was pretty nasty at first. Talk about gag reflex! But it got better after a few tries, and the health benefits are great!
1. It removes harmful bacteria.
Oil pulling can remove germs that brushing your teeth can't.
2. It brightens your teeth.
The plaque on your teeth is not water soluble, it is fat soluble. The coconut oil is able to cut through plaque.
3. It can give you fresh breath.
Daily oil pulling can remove bacteria that causes bad breath.
4. It can help reduce gingivitis.
I'm down with having a clean mouth. Did you know that your mouth is the gateway to other health problems in your body?
5. It can help with excess mucous.
I definitely had this symptom. After oil pulling I had excess mucous collect in my throat.
6. It can help with dry skin.
The coconut oil can moisturize your mouth, lips and even throat.
7. It can help detoxify and heal your body.
I'm all down for detoxifing!
Read my full article on allwomenstalk.com to learn more!